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Vizlib Writeback Table Settings - Destination

Vizlib Writeback Table Settings

Vizlib Writeback Table has a Writeback Settings menu to make changes to your writeback configuration quick to action and easy to manage. These settings are found in the right hand panel of the Writeback Table Editor (Figure 1), below the Columns menu.

Figure 1: Writeback Settings

There are 4 sections for Writeback settings.

  • Destination contains configuration settings for writeback data output and writeback operations.
  • Audit Trail contains settings to enable and customise an audit trail.
  • Table Settings manages the formatting of the output table.
  • Reload settings configure when writeback operations are performed. 

In this article we're going to focus on the properties for the Destination section. If you need further information on Audit Trail, Table Settings and Reload, you can find a link to the article here

Vizlib Writeback Table Settings - Destination

The first set of configuration settings in the Destination section relates to Pick Destination (Figure 2)where you choose if you'd like your writeback output to be written to a file (QVD/CSV/TXT icon on the left), or a REST API response (REST icon on the right).  

Figure 2: Pick Destination

Clicking on one of these icons will display a related list of settings.

Pick Destination - Folder Settings

  1. Click the QVD/CSV/TXT icon (Figure 3).
  2. Scroll down to the Folder Settings options. 
  3. Select the Data Connection
    • Click the  button to select a connection from the dropdown.
    • Click the  button to enter the connection name as an expression.
  4. Select the File type by clicking on the extension name you want. 
  5. Choose the File name.
    • Click the  button to select a file from the dropdown.
    • Click the  button to enter the filename as an expression.

Figure 3: Folder Settings

Pick Destination - REST Settings

  1. Click the REST icon (Figure 4). and go to the REST Settings options. 
  2. Select the endpoint URL for your output by clicking the  button to enter the URL.
  3. Select the Method by clicking on POST, GET or PUT.  If you choose GET you can go straight to step as payloads as and are not required.
  4. Choose the Payload by clicking on JSON, Form or as Params
  5. Choose to send the payload as an Array or a Record/Request
  6. Choose an Authentication method from the dropdown (None, Basic, Auth).
  7. Click on Add Param to add any additional parameters.
  8. Click on Add Header to add a header.  

Figure 4: REST Settings 

Related Articles 

You can find a list of related articles in the Vizlib Writeback Table Overview 

Writeback Operations - You can find more information on Writeback Operations in the article here  

Kenneth is the author of this solution article.

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